Urbin Report

Friday, October 28, 2005

Morning Quotes

"History doesn't always repeat itself. Sometimes it just screams, 'Why don't you listen to me?' and lets fly with a big stick." --John W. Campbell Jr.

"The future is already here, it just isn't evenly distributed." -- William Gibson

SNAFU, TARFU & FUBAR...The three sons of Murphy...

"Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without your accordion." --Norman Schwartzkopf

"Coffee falls into the stomach ... ideas begin to move, things remembered arrive at full gallop ... the shafts of wit start up like sharp-shooters, similies arise, the paper is covered with ink ..." -- Honore de Balzac

"This is typical retrograde, low-tech, Chevy Impala-type thinking. We non-linear, postindustrial children of the Information Age, however, know that the important thing is the Big Picture." - Cecil Adams, The Straight Dope

English doesn't "pick up" loan words, it consciously stalks them.

Some people like a insanity in their daily routine...I'd like a little routine in my daily insanity.

The girl who remembers her first kiss now has a daughter who can't even remember her first husband.

"A millions years of evolution have produced that wonderful killing machine known as Man. Adrenalin, hormones, tunnel vision, tachypsychia--all these are part of the tools God designed into us. What's wrong with being a weapon? So something is made to kill; so are we." -- Robert A. Uhl

"The truth is rarely pure, and never simple" - Oscar Wilde